- January 26, 2004Nearly 100 scouts attended Carleton's annual Girl Scout Math and Science Day, held in Hulings Hall on Saturday, Jan. 24. The scouts participated in eight math and science activities ranging from launching water rockets to dissecting a cow heart. Each scout earned a science badge for her participation. The event was organized by students in Carleton's Women in Math and Science (WhIMS) group.
- January 24, 2004"Off the Beaten Path: Exploring Alternative Vocation," a student-organized alternative career fair, was held on campus on Saturday. Guest speakers, including activists, artists and agriculturalists who have found ways to craft their passions into careers, encouraged proactivity and invited students to consider nontraditional post-college paths.
- January 23, 2004Chili Nights, organized twice a month by the Office of Multicultural Affairs, provide Carleton students with a safe atmosphere to discuss issues related to race, ethnicity, gender and sexuality.
- January 16, 2004Students reclined in Cowling Pool to watch "Finding Nemo" at Carleton's first-ever dive-in movie on Thursday, Jan. 15. The dive-in movie is one of many events put on each term by the campus activities office.
- January 15, 2004
It can be hard enough for students to come back to classes and homework and cold weather after a six-week winter break. But for more than 100 students who spent fall term studying off campus, readjusting to life at Carleton is even more difficult.
- November 25, 2003
Fall Term has now officially closed, and many students are in the process of leaving campus for winter break. Many will use the first part of break to catch their breath and recover—the last week of classes and finals, known as "tenth week," can be trying. But activities like the late night breakfast and traditions like Primal Scream help students get through it.
- November 7, 2003What the average theater-goer doesn’t see—the troupe of dedicated student assistants who did the costuming, make-up and stage cues—is what really made this fall's Carleton Players production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" a success.
- November 3, 2003Baird Jarman, instructor in art history, has built a camera obscura to help students learn the fundamental principles of photography.
- October 31, 2003KRLX, Carleton's student-run radio station, broadcasts 24 hours a day. How do they find students to host shows in the middle of the night? It turns out that it's not too hard.
- October 24, 2003When the Digital Arts Festival was announced at the beginning of fall term, students learned that DJ Spooky, the turntablist and digital artist himself, would be visiting Carleton for a one-time musical experience.
- October 21, 2003Rabbi Joan Friedman recently joined Carleton’s chaplain’s office staff as the associate chaplain for Jewish and interfaith life and coordinator of the Program in Ethical Reflection at Carleton (PERC). She talked recently with student writer Kelen Tuttle ’04 about how she was drawn to her field, her love of college communities, and working with students of all faiths and backgrounds.
- October 16, 2003Saturday nights at the Cave are generally quiet, since bands from the Twin Cities finish playing Carleton’s premier music pub on Fridays. This was not the case last Saturday when the Cave opened its doors for the National Coming Out Day Dance, commemorating another successful National Coming Out Week at Carleton.